According to a report on the progress of the 500kV power line project in Nghe An as of June 21 by the provincial People’s Committee, the project spans from Quang Trach in Quang Binh province to Quynh Luu in Nghe An, with a total length of approximately 82.33km. It includes 168 pole foundations corresponding to 169 pole sections in the districts of Nam Dan, Nghi Loc, Dien Chau, Yen Thanh, and Quynh Luu.

Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh meets engineers and construction workers of the project.

Vietnam Electricity (EVN) and the National Power Transmission Corporation (EVNNPT) also reported as of June 20, the 500kV circuit-3 power line projects from Quang Trach to Pho Noi had met the planned progress.

For the 500kV Quynh Luu - Thanh Hoa power line project, the land clearance had been handed over to the investor. The local authorities had handed over the entire area for pole foundations and the entire route corridor.

The projects had completed the approval of the cadastral maps, issued land acquisition notices and were continuing to determine land origins, price valuations and postings for the approval of compensation plans for some remaining pole foundations and corridors. Compensation plans had been approved for 186 out of 202 pole positions, with 16 positions remaining and for 89 out of 110 corridors requiring compensation.

The PM emphasized that the completion of the 500kV Circuit-3 power line would enhance electricity supply for Nghe An, improve the integrated transport system and facilitate the province's rapid and sustainable development.

He directed the project to be completed by June 31, 2024, urging efforts to accelerate progress with a clear focus on responsibilities, timelines and deliverables, ensuring quality, environmental cleanliness and close coordination with EVN, EVNNPT, and local authorities.

He also encouraged the involvement of youth, women, veterans and the support of local residents for the project.

Visiting and presenting gifts to workers at the construction site, PM Chinh expressed his delight at the bustling working atmosphere there and hailed the workers and engineers as well as local residents and youngsters for their hard work and support for the project.

On June 22, the leader inspected the power transmission line project's section in the Central province of Thanh Hoa.

He directed that the project be completed by June 30, 2024 despite some current difficulties affecting progress.

While visiting and presenting gifts to workers at the 500kV transformer station in Thieu Phuc commune, Thieu Hoa district and Cau Loc commune of Hau Loc district, Chinh highlighted the project's significance.

He stressed the need for high determination, decisive actions and mobilization of resources, especially for ground clearance. He asked contractors to prioritize resources, equipment, and personnel, and encouraged workers to overcome difficulties and work continuously to complete the Nam Dinh - Thanh Hoa section by June 30 and the 500kV Thanh Hoa transformer station by June 28.

He also urged ministries, sectors and localities to coordinate closely to address arising problems and ensure worker safety.

Source: VNA